my army days

Collection by Marius Barkhuizen

Daaglikse inspeksie - Jou bed lyk soos 'n kanoe troep! Military Life, Military History, Troops, Soldiers, South African Air Force, World Conflicts, Army Day, School Reunion, Defence Force

Esmé Euvrard known affectionately as Tannie Esmé, was a popular broadcaster on Springbok Radio in South Africa from its inception in 1950 to its closure in What a treasure she was. I Am An African, Family Research, My Childhood Memories, African History, Good Old, Growing Up, South Africa, The Past, Radio Personality
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Tannie Esmé

During the war, he spent 12 years as a truck driver all around the word. Although a difficult time, he very much enjoyed his time in the army and made many good friends. Big Rig Trucks, Old Trucks, Bedford Truck, South African Air Force, South Afrika, Old Lorries, Army Day, Defence Force, Armored Fighting Vehicle
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Army Truck Photos Page 1 - Bedford, Chev, Diamond T, Dodge, Ford, MAN, Morris

Photos and pictures of Army and Military Vehicles and Equipment in South and Southern Africa - Army Truck Photos Page 1 - Bedford, Chev, Diamond T, Dodge, Ford, MAN, Morris

Hiking - remember the "Bellarynas"? A radio programme asking for lifts to places for the troops. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Boat Design, Troops, Soldiers, Photo Essay
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  Military Ranks, Military Insignia, Military Police, Military Art, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Transparent Business Cards, Union Of South Africa, South Afrika

Pro Patria Medal (South Africa)

"Vasbyt my maatjie, just a few more klicks. Military Life, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Parachute Regiment, Army Day, Military Special Forces, Defence Force, Army Uniform, African History
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Balsak (Afr): The long sausagelike kitbag where the bulk of our kit was stored when we moved around. Army Day, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Korean War, Military Life, Special Forces, Vietnam War, Cold War, Cool Stuff
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Glossary of Military Terminology

Varkpan (Afr): A stainless steel tray with divisions where your food gets dished into. Military Life, Military History, West Africa, South Africa, Army Day, Defence Force, Paratrooper, Korean War, African History
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Glossary of Military Terminology

/ A Friendly Wave by AirTeam Canon The skilled crew of this RAF Hercules position for a narrow pass in Wales C 130, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Air Fighter, C130 Hercules, South African Air Force, Lamborghini, Transporter, Armada
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South African C160 flying in troops to the border area -it had the nickname of "Flossie".

Pis-lelie Troops, Soldiers, Army Day, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Military Service, Photo Essay, My Land
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You know you’re in the army when you line up with your weapon and a “boshoed” to receive your food and drink in a “dixie” and “fir… Military Life, Military Art, Military History, Army Day, Australian Bush, Defence Force, West Africa, South Africa, Ol Days
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Lunch time

"Vasbyt" blisters a plenty.We had to wade in kids pools. Then "juice" was removed from blisters by syringe. Then Methyolate was injected. I cried but i walked the next day. Army Games, Army Day, Brothers In Arms, Kid Pool, Defence Force, My Land, African History, Armed Forces, Troops
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Was dit die regte manier op die grens? Military Life, Military Art, West Africa, South Africa, Army Pics, Army Day, My Land, Troops, Soldiers
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Ek het nog steeds my man se pikstel by die huis: Pikstel (Afr): Literally a shovel and pick set. This was a fork and spoon which slid into the handle of the knife. Army Day, Defence Force, Military Life, Special Forces, Troops, African, Shovel, Fork, Spoon
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Glossary of Military Terminology

1984 conflict essay Join Now Log in Home Literature Essays 1984 Class Conflict: Winston Smith in George Orwell's 1984 1984 Class Conflict: Winston Smith in George Orwell's. Military Humor, Military Police, Military Veterans, Military Quotes, Military History, Military Beret, South African Air Force, Army Day, Army Infantry
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